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Mastering the Art of Oils, Acrylics & Gouache By Ian Sidaway

Mastering the Art of Oils, Acrylics & Gouache

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A how-to introduction to all aspects of painting with oils, acrylics and gouache, from beginners to intermediates, with full technical instruction and learning projects, shown with 750 images.
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Mastering the Art of Oils, Acrylics & Gouache: A complete step-by-step course in painting techniques, with 25 projects and 750 photographs by Ian Sidaway

Learning to paint using oils, acrylics and gouache requires training in specific painting skills. This practical guide is an ideal introduction to all three media for beginners, as well as including exercises and projects to challenge more experienced artists. The introduction details the materials and equipment necessary before demonstrating key techniques such as wet into wet with gouache, impasto with acrylics, and glazing with oils. There then follows 25 beautiful painting projects ranging from landscapes and portraits to still lifes and abstract canvases. Step-by-step photographs guide you through every stage, enabling you to paint with confidence. Discover the pleasures and practicalities of painting with this fully-illustrated artist's manual. A how-to introduction to all aspects of painting with oils, acrylics and gouache, from beginners to intermediates, with full technical instruction. There is guidance on the most common paint techniques with small-scale practice exercises to try, including wet into wet, drybrush, alla prima, glazing, scumbling, impasto, and removing paint. The 25 original full-scale step-by-step projects cover a range of popular subjects and treatments, from a simple study of a young child and a sun-dappled woodland path to a sweeping beach landscape and a sleeping cat.

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About Ian Sidaway


Ian Sidaway trained as a graphic designer before becoming a practising artist, and is the author of over 25 art techniques books, including The Practical Encyclopedia of Watercolour, and co-author of Mastering the Art of Drawing, both published by Lorenz Books. He has won the Artist's Choice Art Instruction Book of the Year award.

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Mastering the Art of Oils, Acrylics & Gouache: A complete step-by-step course in painting techniques, with 25 projects and 750 photographs by Ian Sidaway
Ian Sidaway
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Anness Publishing
2018-07-09
256
0754834476
9780754834472
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